VENUE GENERAL INFORMATION

The XVII National Congress of the Italian Neuroscience Society will be held at Lacco Ameno in the amazing landscape of Ischia Island at the Angelo Rizzoli Congress Center (Leonardo Carriero meeting room).

Sessions will take place in the Angelo Rizzoli meeting room, where the main Sessions and Plenary Session will develop, some of the parallel symposia sessions will be hosted in a nearby structure ;

Poster sessions will take place in the garden of Villa Arbusto, which allows for Poster discussions to take place while attendants have lunch.

HOW TO REACH ISCHIA ISLAND AND LACCO AMENO

From Molo Beverello port in Naples you can take the boat to one of the two ports on Ischia Island (Ischia Porto and Cassamicciola).

TRANSFER OPTIONS: If you are booking a room at the hotel L’Albergo della Regina Isabella (see Accommodation page) you can benefit from one of the trasfers available as additional services: Direct Transfer by private car to the hotel (from Naples Airport or Train Station to the hotel and vice versa, including ferry tickets); Direct Transfer by private car to Naples harbour (from Naples Airport or Train Station to Naples harbour and vice versa, including hydrofoil tickets). In both cases, please specify the flight number and the arrival time at Naples airport or train station in the notes.

NAPLES TRAIN STATION TO MOLO BEVERELLO:

-TAXI from Naples Train Station to Molo Beverello costs approximately 15 euros and takes 15 minutes.

-PUBLIC TRANSPORT: subway train L1 line – direction Piscinola – from Garibaldi (outside train station) to Municipio (2 stops). Then walk for about 500m to reach Molo Beverello port. It is also possible to take the bus Alibus, that leaves from Stazione Centrale every 20 minutes and reaches Beverello Port in 40 minutes, using the route “from airport to port” from 6.00 am to 11.40 pm; the ticket can be bought on board and costs 4 euros.

Naples Airport Landing

Naples Capodichino Airport offers connections to all Italian cities and major European destinations: London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Kiev, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne (Koln), Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna, Bruxelles, Basel, Amsterdam, Praga, Bucharest with traditional or low cost companies.

NAPLES AIRPORT TO MOLO BEVERELLO options:

-TAXI: From Naples Capodichino Airport you can take a taxi to Beverello Port, it costs 21 euros (pre-fixed fare to be requested at the before taking the taxi). 

-PUBLIC TRANSPORT: a Bus, named Alibus, connects Naples Capodichino Airport to Piazza Municipio in front of Beverello Port. Departures occur every 20 minutes from 06:00 am until 11:40 pm. The Alibus ticket costs 4 euros.

Duration of the journey is 30 to 50 mins depending from traffic conditions.  

Rome Airport Landing

Roma Fiumicino Airport is the nearest intercontinental Airport to Naples.

ROME AIRPORT TO ROME TRAIN STATION: From Roma Fiumicino airport there is a train connection, called Leonardo, that leaves the airport every 30 minutes and takes 30 minutes to reach the Roma Termini train station, where you can board a train to Naples.

ROME TO NAPLES VIA TRAIN: Roma Termini train station is connected with Naples by high speed train (Tav), with Trenitalia’s Frecce Service or Italotreno Service, that leaves every hour and takes 1 hour of travel from 7.35 am to 10.55 pm.

NAPLES TRAIN STATION TO MOLO BEVERELLO:

-TAXI from Naples Train Station to Molo Beverello costs approximately 15 euros and takes 15 minutes.

-PUBLIC TRANSPORT: subway train L1 line – direction Piscinola – from Garibaldi (outside train station) to Municipio (2 stops). Then walk for about 500m to reach Molo Beverello port. It is also possible to take the bus Alibus, that leaves from Stazione Centrale every 20 minutes and reaches Beverello Port in 40 minutes, using the route “from airport to port” from 6.00 am to 11.40 pm; the ticket can be bought on board and costs 4 euros.

From Molo Beverello Port to Ischia Island, Lacco Ameno

From Molo Beverello Port you can reach Ischia Island taking Ferryboats (a bus will take you to the ferry departing “Porta di Massa” pier) or Hydrofoils (faster), arriving to Ischia Port or Casamicciola Port:

  • Ferryboats of two companies, Caremar and Medmar (approximately 13 euros, tickets available on site an online) – departure from “Porta di Massa” pier.
  • Hydrofoils of Snav company or Alilauro (approximately 19 euros, tickets available on site an online)  – Departure from “Beverello” pier .

Please check boats timetable on companies’ websites.

For the route Napoli Beverello – Ischia Port the ferryboats service is available from 6.15 am to 11.30 pm.

For the route Napoli Beverello – Casamicciola Port (nearer to Lacco Ameno) the ferryboats service is available only at 3.45 pm.

The hydrofoils service arrives only at Casamicciola Port and is available  4 times a day, with leaves at 08.25 am, 12.30 am, 04.20 pm, 07.00 pm.

Here you can check full Naples – Ischia journey departure and duration timetable.

Transportation on Ischia Island

Public bus service connects Ischia Porto to Lacco Ameno, where the Congress will be held, every 20 minutes. The bus terminal for SEPSA is located at Ischia Porto in Piazza Trieste e Trento, in front of hydrofoil and ferryboat arrival, close to the harbor. The charge for a single journey (valid 90 minutes) amounts to 1.50 euros, but is also possible to purchase tickets with a wider validity at cheap prices. Tickets can be bought at the bus station.

There are also taxis, microtaxis and multi-seats vehicles from the Ischia Porto to Lacco Ameno. The cost is approximately 15-20 Euros.

PRESIDENT

Lucio Annunziato, MD
Unit of Pharmacology, Department of Neuroscience
Reproductive and Odontostomatologic Science
University of Naples Federico II
lannunzi@unina.it

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